Victor Osimhen: Top European club makes whopping €85m bid for Nigerian star

Victor Osimhen: Top European club makes whopping €85m bid for Nigerian star

- Victor Osimhen is wanted by an unnamed club for staggering €85m this summer

- Lille had earlier stated that they will not listen to offer from any club below €80m for his signature

- The Nigerian star joined the French club last summer and scored 13 goals in 28 appearances in his debut season

Nigerian football star Victor Osimhen has continued to attract top European clubs who might be interested in signing him this summer.

The 21-year-old has already been linked with a move to Liverpool having scored 13 goals in 27 French League appearances in his debut season at Lille.

According to reports in France, his present club have slapped a price tag of about €80 million on the AFCON 2019 bronze medal winner.

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However, an unknown club is showing serious interest in the former Wolfsburg striker after making a bid valued around €85 million for the forward.

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Liverpool are not alone in the chase for the Nigerian wonder-kid as Premier League duo Manchester United and Chelsea have equally shown interest.

The Red Devils are hoping they can land him as a replacement for his compatriot Odion Ighalo whos loan spell expires next month except if they give him an extension.

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Osimhen's tally in all competition for his Ligue one outfit stood at 18 goals and six assists in 38 appearances.

Legit.ng earlier reported that French League giants Lille are willing to allow Nigerian star Victor Osimhen to join Liverpool this summer provided they meet his valuation.

The Reds have been linked with a move for the Super Eagles striker and football transfer expert Duncan Castles claims they have established contact with the Ligue 1 side.

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Osimhen only joined Lille from Belgian side Sporting Charleroi last summer and he recorded 13 league goals in 28 appearances in his debut season.

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